Sadler's Wells Announces the April-October 2019 Season at The Peacock
Tickets for the April - October 2019 season are on public sale from Monday 1 October at 9am via www.peacocktheatre.com and 020 7863 8222 and in person at 10am. Booking opens to members from 28 September.
For further information, to arrange interviews or for press tickets and images, please call the press representative listed for each production.
The April - October 19 Season at The Peacock in detail:
English National Ballet and English National Ballet School My First Ballet: Sleeping Beauty Tuesday 16 - Saturday 27 April Tickets: £37 - £10
English National Ballet and English National Ballet School present the classic fairy tale ballet, Sleeping Beauty, in this new version specially created for children aged three upwards. With a narrator to help the young audience follow the story and a shortened version of Tchaikovsky's beautiful music, My First Ballet: Sleeping Beauty is the perfect introduction to the magic of ballet.
Sisters Grimm: Mark Baldwin & Soweto Gospel Choir INALA Tuesday 30 April - Saturday 18 May Tickets: £55 - £18
An exhilarating fusion of South African and Western cultures culminates in an explosion of music, song and dance.
After two sell-out runs at Sadler's Wells, the Grammy Award-nominated INALA makes its West End debut at The Peacock. Created to celebrate 20 years of democracy in South Africa, INALA (meaning "abundance of goodwill" in Zulu) blends visceral dance with intricate rhythms of Zulu tradition to deliver a powerfully uplifting live experience.
Masters of Choreography Beats on Pointe Tuesday 21 May - Sunday 16 June Tickets: £55 - £18
After its thrilling 2018 run, the classical ballet and street dance mash up that is Beats on Pointe is back.
As two opposing dance worlds clash, electric dancers go toe-to-toe in this fun-fuelled fusion of ballet and street dance. The high-energy show features dance, freestyle acts, singing, beatboxing, comedy and plenty of feel-good music covering an all-embracing mix of classical music, old school grooves and current hits.
London Children's Ballet Ballet Shoes Thursday 4 - Sunday 7 July Tickets: £65 - £14
Celebrating 25 years of fantastic productions, London Children's Ballet returns with an adaptation of a much-loved classic. Ballet Shoes is the enduring tale of the determined Fossil sisters, Pauline, Petrova and Posy, as they take to the stage in order to support their adopted family.
For this special anniversary, Noel Streatfeild's 1936 novel is newly adapted by Birmingham Royal Ballet first artist and former London Children's Ballet performer, Ruth Brill.
Premiere: Thursday 4 July at 7pm. Tickets available directly from London Children's Ballet on 020 8969 1555 or www.londonchildrensballet.com
Another Kind of Blue Flirt with Reality Tuesday 9 - Sunday 14 July Tickets: £40 - £18
Modern dance meets cutting-edge drone technology in an inspiring new work by Britain's Got Talent finalists, Another Kind of Blue.
Flirt with Reality explores the very nature and extent of reality and how borders have become blurred in our increasingly virtual world. Dancers collide with digital matter and drones in an imaginative, gravity-defying dreamscape of fantasy and rhythm.
Selladoor Fame the Musical Wednesday 11 September - Saturday 19 October Tickets: £65 - £18
The 30th Anniversary tour of Fame the Musical leaps onto the Peacock stage.
Based on the 1980 phenomenal pop culture film, Fame the Musical is the international smash hit sensation following the lives of students at New York's High School For The Performing Arts as they navigate their way through the highs and lows, the romances and the heartbreaks and the ultimate elation of life.
This much-loved classic has seen seven West End runs since opening on Broadway in 1988. Featuring the Oscar-winning title song and an outstanding cast of dancers, singers, musicians and actors, Fame the Musical will indeed live forever!
2019 shows already on sale at The Peacock
German Cornejo Tango Fire Tuesday 29 January - Saturday 16 February Tickets: £45 - £15
Award-winning Tango Fire returns for its seventh season. Starring a cast of extraordinary tango dancers, including German Cornejo and Gisela Galeassi, accompanied by Tango Fuego Quartet, Tango Fire showcases the history of authentic Argentine tango.
Cirque Éloize Hotel UK PREMIERE Wednesday 20 February - Saturday 9 March Tickets: £42 - £15
Celebrating its 25th anniversary, Canadian contemporary circus crew Cirque Éloize opens the doors to its new show, Hotel. In an art deco grand hotel, tourists and travellers, the famous and infamous, mingle in the 1920s, the 1970s and 2040. Sneak behind closed doors to witness intimate stories, guided by a time-spinning groom and the artful maître d'hôtel.
With 12 acrobats and musicians, and an original score by Éloi Painchaud, Cirque Éloize shows off the company's trademark blend of circus and drama in a place that never sleeps.
Yamato Passion Tuesday 12 - Sunday 31 March Tickets: £38 - £15
The Japanese taiko drummers of Yamato make their way back to London, bringing with them the Odaiko drums. These traditional drums, used in Shinto rituals, weigh over half a tonne each, requiring exceptional skill and physicality to produce each floor-shaking note.
In creating Passion, the Yamato drummers have been inspired both by their daily commitment to rigorous training, and by their desire for a mutual exchange of energy with the audience, resulting in a display of impressive strength. On stage, they emit an intense passion that resonates in their pounding, high-energy and thunderous performances.